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Indicator : Nanotechnology patents in EPO (Patent)
Description : The indicator shows the number of nanotechnology granted patents in EPO. According to ISO/TS 18110 (First Edition 2015-08-15), the definition of nanotechnology patents is “patents that include at least one claim related to nanotechnology or patents classified with an IPC classification code related to nanotechnology such as B82.
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Nanotechnology patents in EPO (Patent)

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 [Mar]
World World 243 345 471 493 483 582 613 728 747 852 1,001 1,133 1,255 1,289 1,415 2,006 2,386 2,908 3,155 3,138 2,888 528
1 USA USA 76 116 157 174 169 176 208 219 227 266 271 306 350 361 421 577 669 856 962 952 879 154
2 Germany Germany 39 73 107 99 86 123 119 151 127 162 208 208 243 206 229 289 354 355 406 325 330 58
3 South Korea South Korea 1 0 1 6 88 14 21 32 40 34 35 49 55 73 52 105 166 251 236 301 242 46
4 Japan Japan 37 41 46 41 46 57 62 57 70 74 97 133 134 141 131 188 265 318 309 279 233 43
5 France France 40 46 60 55 52 63 56 70 77 87 120 128 145 140 152 208 236 288 284 238 247 38
6 China China 1 0 2 1 1 2 2 7 1 9 9 15 16 14 28 59 64 90 103 135 141 27
7 UK UK 10 19 18 22 19 22 20 20 22 27 30 45 38 45 45 81 89 114 139 144 113 25
8 Italy Italy 5 6 9 20 12 10 14 23 22 31 22 43 37 29 47 49 61 56 77 78 68 18
9 Switzerland Switzerland 5 9 24 16 23 22 32 36 42 29 33 37 47 63 48 75 95 103 98 94 117 16
10 Netherlands Netherlands 9 7 13 15 16 18 23 25 27 37 38 37 45 38 43 71 69 89 100 93 68 15
11 Finland Finland 2 0 1 5 4 4 2 5 4 11 5 7 5 9 12 29 27 42 45 61 59 12
12 Sweden Sweden 2 6 3 7 4 10 7 9 10 9 11 10 20 22 16 36 35 34 35 24 35 10
13 Spain Spain 2 0 2 3 2 6 3 7 8 6 6 11 10 15 15 32 37 42 55 47 36 8
14 Belgium Belgium 1 6 5 6 14 8 9 12 11 9 30 23 17 23 33 29 36 48 47 47 53 7
15 Canada Canada 7 9 4 7 4 15 5 13 10 9 8 17 21 14 14 22 29 38 54 38 50 7
16 Taiwan Taiwan 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 3 5 3 12 8 6 8 12 19 15 20 30 33 24 5
17 Norway Norway 0 1 1 0 2 1 6 1 3 5 4 3 2 3 4 8 8 6 10 13 14 5
18 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5 11 14 10 12 25 28 5
19 Australia Australia 1 1 2 2 3 6 3 3 2 8 12 5 7 9 14 20 16 20 21 26 18 4
20 Ireland Ireland 1 2 8 2 8 6 6 10 7 8 4 7 8 5 4 6 3 6 7 15 14 3
21 Singapore Singapore 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 4 5 3 6 12 5 8 2 14 8 14 19 23 13 3
22 Turkey Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 3 2 6 11 10 5 13 11 9 3
23 Brazil Brazil 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 4 3 1 3 6 9 9 6 4 2
24 Denmark Denmark 1 0 0 2 1 5 1 9 7 6 8 14 15 8 4 14 15 12 13 21 18 2
25 Austria Austria 3 5 1 5 6 8 9 3 5 12 7 13 9 14 16 15 16 18 20 29 19 2
26 India India 0 0 0 2 1 6 3 2 3 6 3 5 4 14 11 15 19 21 21 20 24 2
27 Chile Chile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1
28 Lithuania Lithuania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 2 1 3 0 1
29 Luxembourg Luxembourg 1 2 2 1 2 3 1 0 2 1 1 1 4 2 0 5 15 6 19 9 14 1
30 Latvia Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 2 1
31 Poland Poland 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 3 3 1 8 14 16 13 15 16 12 1
32 Argentina Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0
33 Greece Greece 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 5 5 0
34 Cyprus Cyprus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0
35 Estonia Estonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 0
36 New Zealand New Zealand 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 1 2 2 2 0
37 Hungary Hungary 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 2 0
38 Romania Romania 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 9 5 3 0 4 1 0
39 Mexico Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 5 2 3 5 3 2 2 0
40 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 5 3 2 0 2 3 2 5 1 1 4 1 3 0
41 Slovenia Slovenia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 5 1 4 8 3 9 3 0
42 Portugal Portugal 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 4 1 4 5 8 6 9 0
43 South Africa South Africa 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 2 3 1 6 4 5 4 5 3 2 0
44 Russia Russia 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 1 3 2 0 1 0 4 3 6 4 8 2 6 4 0
45 Czech Republic Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 3 3 8 6 6 9 8 12 11 9 0
46 Morocco Morocco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
47 Venezuela Venezuela 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
48 Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0
49 Malaysia Malaysia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
50 Thailand Thailand 0 0 0 0